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  • Aug2016
  • August Newsletter

    August 16, 2016

      NEW SEASON AT THE CHAMBER Helping our business community grow and impact our city August 03, 2016                                                              Richmond Main...

  • The Covered California insurance rate is set to increase an average of 13.2% statewide. Executive Director Peter V. Lee attributes the increases to the rising cost of health care, end of funding mechanisms designed to moderate rate increases, and increase in both demand and enrollment of those initially left out...

  • Jul2016

        Richmond Main Street Initiative Receives National Recognition for Revitalization of Downtown   Richmond, CA, July 5, 2016 – Richmond Main Street Initiative (RMSI) has been designated as an accredited Main Street America™ program for meeting rigorous performance standards set by the National Main Street Center. Each year, the National Main...

  • July Newsletter

    July 12, 2016

    Richmond Chamber Newsletter NEW SEASON AT THE CHAMBER Helping our business community grow and impact our city July  5, 2016                                                             ...

  • Items of note for #RichmondBusinesses in the upcoming #RichmondCityCouncil Meeting on Tuesday, July 5.   H-20: A 0.005% Sales Tax to fund transportation improvements in Contra Costa County & Amendments to the Growth Management Program in the Measure J Transportation Expenditure Plan to match that found in the 2016 Proposed...

  • My Sweet Remedy

    July 5, 2016

    My Sweet Remedy By Jacob L Massler   The cannabis industry is establishing itself as a legitimate business and the people who work in that industry are your neighbors, your brothers, your cousins, and your friends. Above all, we are members of the community who want to help make Richmond...

  • How Much Are Your HR Practices Really Costing You? You Could Be Losing Thousands Unnecessarily In today’s economy, protecting your performance and bottom line as a small business or nonprofit requires tough decisions—but sometimes, those decisions come with expensive hidden costs that aren’t exposed until much later. One such case is ignoring...

  • Opportunity Is Knocking. It’s Time for Richmond to Answer. By Darlene Rios Drapkin, Principal, Urban Transformation Over the course of the last 20 years, I have had the opportunity to work closely with economic development officials from cities across the country. Whether speaking to participants at national conferences at which...

  • Jun2016

    Although libraries are continually reinventing themselves to meet the needs of the 21st century, serving as a high school has to be one of the most unique ideas yet. As part of the first program of its type anywhere, a growing number of libraries across the U.S. are offering their patrons...